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Welcome to Sherman ...

Sherman is located in Jackson County<1>.

Sherman is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: Sherman lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Sherman: (304) and (681)<3>

Adding Sherman to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Sherman in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Sherman was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Sherman on a map titled Rand McNally Map of West Virginia (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Sherman on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Sherman ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 46 communities that are also named Sherman - they are located in Alabama (2), Alaska, California, Colorado (2), Connecticut, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa (2), Kansas (9), Kentucky, Maine (2), Michigan (2), Minnesota (2), Mississippi, Missouri (2), Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, Ohio (4), Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Texas, Washington, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Sherman.

Communities near Sherman ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Sherman.

  • Ripley [Jackson County]
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    • Ripley [Jackson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the south of Sherman
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,139 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ripley
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ripley<5>
  • Middleport [Meigs County]
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    • Middleport [Meigs County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the west of Sherman
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,391 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middleport have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middleport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middleport<5>
  • Pomeroy [Meigs County]
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    • Pomeroy [Meigs County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Sherman
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,740 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pomeroy have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pomeroy
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pomeroy<5>
  • New Haven [Mason County]
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    • New Haven [Mason County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Sherman
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,451 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Haven
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Haven<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mason [Mason County]
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      • Mason [Mason County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Sherman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 920 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mason have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mason
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mason<5>
    • Syracuse [Meigs County]
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      • Syracuse [Meigs County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Sherman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 809 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Syracuse have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Syracuse
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Syracuse<5>
    • Racine [Meigs County]
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      • Racine [Meigs County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Sherman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 654 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Racine have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Racine
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Racine<5>
    • Hartford City [Mason County]
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      • Hartford City [Mason County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the west of Sherman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 593 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hartford City have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hartford City
    • Coolville [Athens County]
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      • Coolville [Athens County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Sherman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 493 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coolville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coolville<5>
    • Rutland [Meigs County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Rutland
      • Rutland [Meigs County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Sherman
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 412 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rutland have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rutland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rutland<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Sherman. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Sherman.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Sherman. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Sherman.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Sherman. See our Newspapers Page for Sherman.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Sherman ...

Looking for more information about Sherman? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Sherman, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Sherman.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in West Virginia

About Jackson County

About West Virginia

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Sherman. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of West Virginia: https://www.wv.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of West Virginia's counties, including Jackson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Sherman - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Sherman) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Sherman. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ShermanOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Sherman. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9916, Longitude: -81.7618    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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